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Republican Primaries and the Primary Process

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Republican Primaries and the Primary Process The Republican presidential race is well underway with candidates criss-crossing the country, debating each other and serving up talking points. But the candidates aren't the only ones jockeying for position; there is a new kind of war between the states and it's a battle over when states will hold their primaries or caucuses. Several states have wrangled over when to hold these events and the candidates are watching. Davidson College visiting Professor Josh Putnam also pays close attention to the primary calendar and he'll join us to sort out an ever-complex and intriguing quest for states to matter in the presidential candidate selection process. Guest Josh Putnam - Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Science at Davidson College Add and read comments